Chrissie Bates

  • News

    May 9, 2012

    CeCe McDonald murder trial

    Behind the scenes of the transgender woman's case

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Krissy Bates murder: Victim had black eye week before killing

    Krissy Bates posted this photo of herself online​Krissy Bates, the transgender woman murdered last week in her downtown apartment, seems to have lived under the radar. Few people knew her, and so far, police haven't arrested anyone in her killing. "We have not identified a suspect," said Sgt. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Chrissie Bates's photo: murder victim was working as a prostitute

    Chrissie Bates, in a self-portrait posted on​Minneapolis Police are still investigating the murder of Chrissie Bates, the transgender woman who was found dead in her downtown apartment Monday.Before she died, Chrissie was working as a prostitute. In an advertisement posted Dec. 17 on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Chrissie Bates's cause of death: complex homicidal violence

    ​Chrissie Bates died Monday in Minneapolis as a result of "complex homicidal violence," according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. She was 45. The Medical Examiner released the victim's name as Christopher Paul Bates and determined him to be a white male. The report did not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Chrissie Bates, transgender homicide victim, found stabbed downtown

    ​Chrissie Bates, a transgendered woman living northeast of the Basilica of St. Mary in downtown Minneapolis, is the city's first homicide victim this year. Formerly known as Christopher Bates, Chrissie was found dead Monday in an apartment at 1302 Linden Ave. Police have not officially iden ... More >>